Archive | August, 2013

Building Self-Confidence In Your Teenager

Originally posted on Sue Scheff Blog:
Help! My teen is hanging with the wrong crowd! This is a common statement from parents when their child is starting down a negative road. Your child’s self-esteem is an important part of his self-image. It helps him feel he’s worthwhile just as he is and helps him feel…

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Organize your Teen for the School Year – 5 Tips

For students across the United States school has started or is a week away from starting. For adolescents organization does not come naturally, but a little organization goes a long way to help relieve stress brought on by school work. Here are some helpful tips for parents to get your child organized before school really […]

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Childhood Bullying’s Lasting Impact on Employment

Bullying does not just end when school ends. Learn more.

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Teenage Violence and Abuse Can have Long-term Effects

Source: HDNews.net Judy Caprez is an associate professor of social work at Fort Hays State University. Send your questions in care of the department of sociology and social work, Rarick Hall, FHSU. Q: What are the effects of teen abuse and violence in dating relationships?  A: Teen romantic relationships can have either positive or negative effects. They can enhance […]

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Walking While Intoxicated Causes One-Third of Pedestrian Fatalitys

Source: USA Today Joan Lowy, The Associated Press 8:35 p.m. EDT August 5, 2013 WASHINGTON (AP) — Just as drinking and driving can be deadly, so can drinking and walking. Over a third of U.S. pedestrians killed in 2011 had blood alcohol levels above the legal limit for driving, according to government data released Monday. […]

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